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Change: Growing Young

Change: Time A Message on 1 Timothy 4:11-16 For Jacksonville First United Methodist Church May 3, 2020 By Doug Wintermute dwinterm@yahoo.com 1 Timothy 4:11-16 (NRSV) These are the things you must insist on and teach. Let no one despise your youth, but set the believers an example in speech and conduct, in love, in faith, […]

Change: Time

Change: Time A Message on Ecclesiastes 3:1-8 For Jacksonville First United Methodist Church April 19, 2020 By Doug Wintermute dwinterm@yahoo.com Ecclesiastes 3:1-8 (NRSV) For everything there is a season, and a time for every matter under heaven: a time to be born, and a time to die; a time to plant, and a time to […]

Easter: He Is Risen!

Easter: He Is Risen A Message on Matthew 28:1-10 For Jacksonville First United Methodist Church April 12, 2020 By Doug Wintermute dwinterm@yahoo.com Matthew 28:1-10 (NRSV) After the sabbath, as the first day of the week was dawning, Mary Magdalene and the other Mary went to see the tomb. 2 And suddenly there was a great […]

Lent: The Grand Entry

Lent: The Grand Entry A Message on Matthew 21:1-11 For Jacksonville First United Methodist Church April 5, 2020 By Doug Wintermute dwinterm@yahoo.com Matthew 21:1-11 (NRSV) When they had come near Jerusalem and had reached Bethphage, at the Mount of Olives, Jesus sent two disciples, 2 saying to them, “Go into the village ahead of you, […]

Lent: Works of Love

Lent: Works of Love A Message on James 2:14-17 For Jacksonville First United Methodist Church March 29, 2020 By Doug Wintermute dwinterm@yahoo.com James 2:14-17 (NRSV) What good is it, my brothers and sisters, if you say you have faith but do not have works? Can faith save you? 15 If a brother or sister is […]

Lent: Bible Reading

Lent: Bible Reading A Message on 2 Timothy 3:10-17 For Jacksonville First United Methodist Church March 22, 2020 By Doug Wintermute dwinterm@yahoo.com 2 Timothy 3:10-17 (NRSV) Now you have observed my teaching, my conduct, my aim in life, my faith, my patience, my love, my steadfastness, 11 my persecutions, and my suffering the things that […]

Lent: Prayer

Lent: Prayer A Message on James 5:13-18 For Jacksonville First United Methodist Church March 8, 2020 By Doug Wintermute dwinterm@yahoo.com James 5:13-18 (NRSV) Are any among you suffering? They should pray. Are any cheerful? They should sing songs of praise. Are any among you sick? They should call for the elders of the church and […]

Lent: Prayer

Lent: Prayer A Message on James 5:13-18 For Jacksonville First United Methodist Church March 8, 2020 By Doug Wintermute dwinterm@yahoo.com James 5:13-18 (NRSV) Are any among you suffering? They should pray. Are any cheerful? They should sing songs of praise. Are any among you sick? They should call for the elders of the church and […]

Lent: Fasting

Lent: Fasting A Message on Matthew 4:1-11 For Jacksonville First United Methodist Church March 1, 2020 By Doug Wintermute dwinterm@yahoo.com Matthew 4:1-11 (NRSV) Then Jesus was led up by the Spirit into the wilderness to be tempted by the devil. 2 He fasted forty days and forty nights, and afterwards he was famished. 3 The […]

Brand New: Song

Brand New: Song A Message on Colossians 3:12-17 For Jacksonville First United Methodist Church Feb. 9, 2020 By Doug Wintermute dwinterm@yahoo.com Colossians 3:12-17 (NRSV) As God’s chosen ones, holy and beloved, clothe yourselves with compassion, kindness, humility, meekness, and patience. 13 Bear with one another and, if anyone has a complaint against another, forgive each […]